Director of Nursing - Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

Manchester, Greater Manchester
07 Nov 2017
19 Nov 2017
Acute Trust
Job Type

Develop today’s nurses for tomorrow’s patients at Manchester University Foundation Trust 

Taking care of the children of Manchester, Trafford and beyond isn’t just a responsibility, it’s our privilege. The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital is a very special hospital and we are rightly proud of its rich heritage that dates back to the 1800’s. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in Europe and one of 9 hospitals in the new Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, we are looking to transform the face of children’s nursing and need an exceptional nurse leader to lead our amazing children’s nurses. Why not see for yourself what we’re about by watching the series ‘Kids Hospital: – Your Child in Their Hands’ on our children’s hospital to get a feel for the world class services provided by the teams in RMCH. Click on this link to view a clip from it -

This new and exciting role of Director of Nursing will complement the experience and seniority of the new leadership team for RMCH and that’s why we need people like you to take us further on our journey.  Based in the dynamic city of Manchester and enjoying the solid work/life balance that comes with such a location, you will be a registered Children’s Nurse with a Masters level qualification and considerable senior experience in children’s nursing. 

We want our dedicated team to build services for our children – our future - to find out more about this thriving hospital, please click here, or for an informal conversation with the Chief Nurse, please contact Professor Cheryl Lenney on 0161 276 4738. The Selection process will be held on 18th December.  Together, we can achieve anything.  

Closing date: 19 November 2017 

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.